Most Optimistic Songs Ever

Wonderful

The Top Ten

1 To Believe - Jackie Evancho

If only it could come true.
There are those who would do anything to keep it from becoming true. Maybe one day their evil will be overcome.

"To Believe in a Day,
When hunger and war are passed away."
A young girl's optimistic hope for a better future world.

2 Everything's Gonna Be Alright - Sweetbox
3 Something Beautiful Remains - Tina Turner
4 Wonderful Life - Black
5 Beautiful - Christina Aguilera
6 Stronger - Kelly Clarkson
7 I Will Survive - Gloria Gaynor
8 The Show Must Go On - Queen
9 Believe - Dima Bilan
10 Imaginer - Jackie Evancho

In 2011, Lara Fabian re-wrote the lyrics to her and Walter Afanasieff's song "Broken Vow" especially for Jackie Evancho. It was included on her David Foster-produced album "Dream With Me". The meaning of "Broken Vow", about a sad love, is completely changed in "Imaginer", which describes a dream of a peaceful world. Part of the lyrics translate as follows: "Imagine a world as pure as the sun, / Where war is only a memory. / Imagine a world without hunger".

This song can also be found on the DVD "Dream With Me in Concert" and on the YouTube video of Jackie's performance at Yara's wedding ("The Wedding of the Century"). - BobG

The Newcomers

? Let It Be - Beatles

The Contenders

11 Hero - Mariah Carey
12 Wonderful Life - Hurts
13 Working Man - Imagine Dragons
14 It's Gonna Be Alright - Gerry & The Pacemakers
15 The Legacy - Black Veil Brides
16 Fighter - Christina Aguilera
17 You Shook Me All Night Long - AC/DC
18 Get Together - The Youngbloods
19 Peace Train - Cat Stevens
20 What a Wonderful World - Louis Armstrong
21 Do You Believe In Magic? - Lovin' Spoonful
22 Somewhere Over the Rainbow - Israel Kamakawiwo'ole
23 Nella Fantasia - Jackie Evancho

"This is my dream" the words say in Italian, and Jackie goes on to sing about a vision of a bright new world. Check the video of her captivating performance for Sharon Osbourne on "The Talk." Then try to wipe that smile off your face. - BobG

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